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Mathew receives the Spitznagel Service Fellowship Award

Congratulations to DPT Student, Shane Mathew who received the Ronald J. Spitznagel Service Fellowship in Health Sciences Scholarship Award! The scholarship is a community service-based scholarship awarded to graduate and professional students based on commitment to volunteer service to the University and Community. Priority is given to…

2022 Doctor of Physical Therapy White Coat Ceremony

The DPT program held the 61st Annual Department of Physical Therapy White Coat Ceremony on April 27th, at the Evans Champions Club at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. The ceremony was the first in-person event with graduates, family, and friends since 2019! Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2022, White…

DPT Students named INSPIRE scholars

The department is proud to congratulate the second-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students, Simone Norman, Lauren Struble, and Brittany Law, who were selected for this year’s INSPIRE Training grant. The Interdisciplinary Related Services Personnel Preparation for Early Childhood (INSPIRE) program draws applications from DPT students interested…

17th Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium

In collaboration with the Neuromuscular Plasticity and BREATHE NIH-funded T32 Training Programs, the Department of Physical Therapy hosted the 17th Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium on March 17th and 18th. The pre-symposium reception took place on March 17th with 16 data blitz presentations from BREATHE T32 and the Neuromuscular Plasticity…

APTA Combined Sections Meeting Presentations

The Physical Therapy department was well represented at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in San Antonio this past February. More than 30 individuals associated with the department participated in 19 education sessions, platforms, and poster presentations. UF PT is looking forward to even stronger representation…

DPT students recognized at UF Presidential Service Awards Ceremony

The Department of Physical Therapy would like to congratulate DPT students, Kathleen Huffman and Angelina Castelli on receiving the esteemed Presidential Service Award which recognizes students who dedicated themselves to promoting social justice, community awareness, and civic engagement on campus and in the community!…

17th Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium: Poster Presentation Winners

On March 18th, the Department of Physical Therapy held its poster session at the 17th Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium. This year, 52 students from various colleges presented their cutting-edge research to an esteemed panel of judges. The department would like to congratulate the following poster presentation winners: Post-Doctoral Poster…

Class of 2024 SPTA Officers

A new group of DPT students were elected to the Student Physical Therapy Association Executive Board as Officers for the Class of 2024. The SPTA board oversees student committees, plan events, and serve as faculty liaisons for their class. Get to know this year’s elected SPTA…

Race for Rehab winners announced

The UF PT department would like to congratulate the participants and winners of the Race for Rehab 5k Touchdown Trot! We are so proud to have had 160 participants, including faculty, staff, students, and supporters participating virtually. The PT department is appreciative of the continued support for the Race…

Gator Giving Day 2022

Last year, in a unified show of Gator goodness, thousands of University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends and families set a UF record during Stand Up & Holler, the third annual Gator Nation Giving Day. On February 17, 2022, we call upon Gators everywhere to once again stand…